The School of Fitness Education consists of Exercise Science, Nutrition, and Health, Physical Education and Recreation classes, all housed in the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center. The goal of each of the instructional departments is to provide quality courses that build academic and/or career skills. The Associate in Applied Science in Exercise Science leads to national-level professional certifications and transfers to the bachelor of science programs at the U.S. Sports Academy. The Certificate in Fitness Instructor Training gives students the knowledge and skills to attain American Council on Exercise certifications. The Certificate in Nutrition is delivered in its entirety online and offers professional development for students who work in the health education field. Through a variety of traditional and nontraditional approaches, including online courses, the programs offer instruction that is challenging and success oriented and prepares students for employment after graduation. A variety of HPER classes are geared towards entering freshman as well as life-long learners to enhance health and well-being.